A recording artist since the age of 12, Anne Kirkpatrick, daughter of revered Australian country music pioneers Slim Dusty and Joy McKean, staked her claim early as a woman of distinctive voice.
Starting her career at age 10 in her parents’ travelling country music show, Anne has gone on to forge a successful solo career for herself, releasing 14 albums along the way, the latest being her ‘Best Of’ collection, “Annethology” which features tracks from her 13 album releases through from 1974 to 2010.
Emerging from within the ‘First Family’ of Australian country music to claim her own identity and her own following, Anne has been described as a ‘true revolutionary” and “the godmother of Australian new country”. Her 1991 release ‘Out Of The Blue’ was heralded as a watershed album in Australian country music.
There’s been a myriad of accolades along the way—6 Golden Guitars, a couple of Mo awards and, honouring ‘Out Of The Blue’ as Best Country Album, a coveted ARIA award, (in a year when she edged out the top male stars of the day.. Keith Urban, James Blundell, Graeme Connors and John Williamson).
Anne was inducted into the Australasian Country Music ‘Roll Of Renown in 2010.
IF THERE was ever a super group in Australian country music, it's The Wheel. Made up of the..
In January 2016, Gina Jeffreys celebrated 23 years since winning the Toyota Star Maker Quest,..
One of the pioneers of line dance in Victoria, Sue has over 20 years’ experience as an instructor..
Amber Lawrence is an award-winning singer-songwriter like no other, who has just been awarded..
Graham Rodger, a performer not to be missed, who is one of the top Artists of the Australian..
2012 saw a wonderful introduction, Cruising Country meets Simply Bushed !! What started as an out..
KEITH JAMIESON IS AN AWARD WINNING BUSH BALLADEER AND PROLIFIC SONGWRITER, HAVING HAD HIS SONGS..
Sara Storer always did feel good when it rained. Still does. That’s natural: she grew up on a..
Beautiful and powerful Vocals are truly to be cherished, her timber tones leave you wanting more....